Learn Phrasal Verbs – Get Back

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What does the idiom GET BACK mean?

In American English, the phrasal verb get back means to return. You can get back to a place, get back from a place or, get back home. Remember! We don’t use a preposition before home, because home is used as an adverb in these kids of phrases: Go home, return home, get back home.

Here are some example sentences using GET BACK with this meaning:

  • Last night I got back home at 10:00.
  • Jack got back from Milano last week.
  • I went to visit a client and got back to the office after lunchtime.

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